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Craig Holman: Will Main Street or Wall Street Get Dealt the Upper Hand on STOCK Act?

In the weeks following an explosive 60 Minutes exposé on congressional insider trading, both chambers of Congress nearly unanimously passed the "Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge" (STOCK) Act. But there is still no law. What's the holdup?
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WSJ’s Holman Jenkins, Jr. Doesn’t Like Insider Trading–Laws, That Is

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (3 years ago)

Wall Street Journal opinion writer Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. has cavalierly dismissed the explosive congressional insider trading scandal uncovered this week by Breitbart editor Peter Schweizer and 60 Minutes. Jenkins calls the fact th... Read Post

Wall Street Lobbied Hard To Water Down Law On Congressional Insider Trading

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

President Obama signed the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act earlier this month, which was passed after a 60 Minutes investigation revealed that members of Congress were profiting from information they received in ... Read Post

Suddenly Congress Is Moving To Ban Insider Trading By Lawmakers

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

Days after '60 Minutes' blew the lid off congressional insider trading, support for a bill to ban the "honest graft" is picking up steam. The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act of 2011 was introduced by Rep. Louise ... Read Post


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